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  • Hillary Clinton to head the World Bank? The answer is no, No and also NO!

     
    Hillary Clinton issues Shermanesque statement about heading the World Bank....
  • LEBANON: Former World Bank president shunned by students and faculty, withdraws from ceremony

     
    What has been coined the "Arab Spring" has gained momentum, this time in the region's most well-reputed and prestigious university, the American University of Beirut. The campus has been a scene of protests ever since the university decided to grant......
  • Has nuclear arms control worked?

    Today's topic: Has the strategy to stop the spread of nuclear weapons through the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty -- in which existing nuclear powers can keep but reduce their arsenals while other nations are barred from developing bombs -- been...
  • Robert S. McNamara, Defense Chief during Vietnam War, Dies

    Robert S. McNamara, Defense Chief during Vietnam War, Dies
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Robert S. McNamara, the cerebral secretary of defense vilified for his role in escalating the Vietnam War, a disastrous conflict he later denounced as "terribly wrong,'' died Monday. He was 93. McNamara died at 5:30 a.m. at his home,...
  • Stress takes its toll

    Stress takes its toll
    "Two weeks ago I was in Japan for a week, then I was in San Francisco for a day, and then I went to Paris for a week, and I just got back yesterday. Now here I am at work trying to figure out what day it is." In other words, it's a typical Monday at...
  • Obama: Iraq War a distraction

     
    by Mike Dorning On the eve of a trip to foreign capitals in the Middle East and Europe, Barack Obama delivered a lengthy foreign policy address today that sharpens distinctions with John McCain over Iraq. He left no doubt that,......
  • Global economic summit: Solutions?

     
    by Mark Silva The global economic meltdown is beginning to sound somewhat like the crisis of global warming, something which every important industrial nation in the world must do something about, but a problem which everyone is not willing to......
  • Bush: Economy 'can rebound quickly'

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush, who will convene a summit of world leaders on the economic crisis with a dinner at the White House on Friday and meetings on Saturday, will spell out his goals today in an address to......
  • Global leaders vow to avert another crisis

     
    by Mark Silva The leaders of the world's industrial powers have concluded a hasty summit on a global economic crisis with a commitment to strengthen regulation of financial markets, bolster international monetary funds and avert any new trade barriers.......
  • President Bush: 'Economic turmoil'

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush has gone to Peru. But Bush, making his last scheduled trip abroad as president, has not gotten away from the economic crisis that has beset his nation and many others near the close of his......
  • Obama and Medvedev: Russian revival?

     
    by Mark Silva It may not be the "reset button'' that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented her Russian counterpart earlier this year - a symbol of the need to start over again in relations between the United States and......